California is preparing to join several other states with a new Right to Repair bill, which will require smartphone manufacturers to provide repair information, replacement parts, and diagnostic tools to product owners and independent repair shops.
California Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman this afternoon announced plans to introduce the new California Right to Repair Act. Eggman says the bill will provide consumers with the freedom to choose a repair shop of their choice.
iPhone X image via iFixit „The Right to Repair Act will provide consumers with the freedom to have their electronic products and appliances fixed by a repair shop or service provider [...]
AT&T this week announced that it plans to launch its „5G Evolution“ network in parts of Minneapolis over the next few months, intending to provide next-generation cellular coverage to customers at Super Bowl LII. AT&T didn’t mention which specific areas of Minneapolis would be covered by February 4, 2018, but confirmed „areas near the host stadium“ will have 5G at the time.
Minneapolis is the next leg in AT&T’s 5G rollout, and one of 20 markets where the carrier is planning to bring 5G Evolution by the end of 2017. The technology is already available in parts of Austin and Indianapolis, and allows customers access to much [...]
Catcher Technology, a Taiwanese company that manufacturers metal casings for Apple products like iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks, will make parts for an augmented reality product, according to Nikkei Asian Review.
Apple Glasses concept via Gadgets Arena Catcher chairman Allen Horng reportedly said augmented reality products „need to look good“ and „be light enough to wear.“ „Based on what we have learned, [new AR products] need to look good and be light enough to wear … that makes the casings for such device very complicated to manufacture and there are still a lot of challenges to overcome currently,“ Catcher Chairman Allen Horng told [...]
Leaker Benjamin Geskin has posted a few new images and a video of what Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 might look like once it’s in the hands of users later this year. Using a leaked dummy model, screen protector, and a printed picture of an iOS wallpaper, Geskin has put together the gist of what current rumors have suggested the iPhone 8 will look like once it’s announced in the fall.
Geskin’s images depict an iPhone 8 dummy model as we’ve seen previously, with a suggested 5.8-inch display area, minimal bezels, front-facing camera and sensor dip, but with an all-black frame instead of models that have previously depicted a rumored stainless steel [...]